The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the possibility of retaliatory measures against the Ukrainian media in connection with the expulsion of the correspondent of the First channel from Ukraine, said that the principle of reciprocity is hardly applicable.
"in this case, by itself, shall we say, the principle of reciprocity, perhaps, he hardly applicable ", - said Peskov told reporters.
"Still here the principle is, perhaps, freedom of media, freedom of information, which is protected And guaranteed by the legislative act of the media. And we have, you know, Ukrainian correspondents, they absolutely enjoy all rights provided by the Law on mass media ", - he noted.
on Wednesday, it was announced that the journalist "the First channel" Alexander Tcherepnin around noon stopped contact with the edition. The operator of the channel is not found in her apartment, neither she herself nor her things. Later Tcherepnin contacted the channel And told that she was detained by the SBU, she was charged with falsification of one of her videos And she is on the plane heading to the capital of Russia.
As told Last news Deputy General Director of " First channel ", the head of management of information programs Kirill Kleymenov, the reporter arrived at Vnukovo about seven in the evening. Later, the SBU stated that Cherepnin denied entry to Ukraine for 3 years. According to them, Russian journalist " tried to remove a front clip, which will discredit the Ukrainian authorities ".